Category: Journalism

Podcast: Stuart Bailie – Trouble Songs

Music journalist Stuart Bailie’s new book Trouble Songs will be officially published in May, but it’s already starting to stir conversations and commentary. He takes...

FutureLearn Courses

Its website says "FutureLearn aims to pioneer the best social learning experiences for everyone, anywhere." With leading educational partners from around the world, it offers...

Radio and podcast production – week 4

A podcast will have a running order which communicates to everyone involved what is planned and what is happening. The running order starts out the...

Radio and podcast production – week 3

Recording away from the studio. There are all sorts of reasons why you would record outside. A podcast episode can benefit from changes in tone...

Radio and podcast production – week 2

“Having an intention is really important. The intention [of The Radio Stuff Podcast] was and is to connect radio lovers around the world and share...

Radio and podcast production – week 1

This is an introduction to radio and podcast production. Radio and audio podcasts are not exactly the same thing, each have unique factors, but there...

Episode 21 – The story so far

As we reach episode 21 … this is the story so far. Now the podcast is part of a project with two books Podcasting...

Some recent listening

I have been listening to a lot of good stuff recently and I should share more often. For now I'm going to mention two, one...

Maxine Mawhinney talks about interviewing

As an anchor on the BBC News channel, Maxine Mawhinney probably spends more time interviewing than anything else. The interviewees will be in the studio...

Opinion: a new iPhone podcasting app

A friend - a journalist with decades of experience - asked me about starting a podcast - but nothing too complicated. She needed a simple...

The resurrection of Fact Checking

Last week I gave a lecture at the university of Ljubljana about post-fact, post-truth, hyperpartisan Facebook pages and the resurrection of fact-checking. It was timely....

Why should communities podcast?

About 20 years ago some of us had our first experience building websites with Angelfire and Geocities. They gave ordinary untrained people their first chance...

Why should communities podcast?

We can all be podcasters now because the production tools have never been so cheap (and free!). You can experiment with podcasting without having to...

Olly Mann interview

It’s more than 10 years since Olly Mann began podcasting. He is now one of the most prolific and popular podcasters in the UK. He...